Education

Master of Education (Innovation and Change)

CRICOS 095586E
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What is a Master of Education in Innovation and Change?

The Master of Education (Innovation and Change) is designed to help you identify methods of improving educational outcomes to apply in professional practice. It lets you explore a range of modern innovations by analysing and critiquing their effectiveness. The potential to engage with teachers using a cohort model is a unique aspect of this course, giving you the chance to implement change at the individual, department and whole school level.
This course provides an opportunity for you to develop advanced technical skills and knowledge that can be applied in professional practice. You will explore a range of contemporary innovations with a focus on developing the critical capacity to analyse and critique approaches before adapting them to practice. This course will give you the ability to identify, plan and implement innovative developments in our ever-evolving education system.

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Learning outcomes

  • Investigate, identify and develop innovative solutions in education.
  • Make independent judgements regarding the relevance and effectiveness of current educational developments.
  • Work with other educators and stakeholders towards common goals.
  • Engage in ethical and accountable educational practice.
Study mode
Online
Campus locations*
Online
Student
Domestic
International
Course duration
1 year full time, approximately 6 years part time
Start date
20 Feb 2023
05 Jun 2023
18 Sep 2023
Fees

This is an AQF Level 9 course delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd.

*For more details on international student study options.

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Career opportunities

You will find jobs in schools, TAFEs, universities and other agencies seeking to improve learning outcomes. Graduates can progress to further postgraduate studies in related fields of education and/or PhD studies.

Potential career paths

  • Education Consultant
    Average salary: $84,375 - $127,193
  • Industry Trainer
    Average salary: $90,000 - $93,000
  • Teacher Aide
    Average salary: $45,581 - $64,662
  • Staff Coach
    Average salary: $58,500 - $93,399
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Subjects and units

Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed study.

Requirements

These eight core subjects must be completed.

Core subjects

  • Innovation for Education | IED402
  • Design Thinking for Education | DTE401
  • Technology and Education | TED403
  • Professional Learning Project | PLP601
  • Understanding and Interpreting Education Data | UED602
  • Education Major Project A | EMP603
  • Education Major Project B | EMP604
  • Becoming a High Achieving Professional Educator | EDU6000

International students must not enrol in more than one-third (33%) of online subjects over their course, and must study at least one face-to-face subject each study period. Please note that due to COVID-19, authorities have provided exceptions to the usual face-to-face learning requirements. For more information, visit Study in Australia.

This course is only offered online. International students requiring a student visa to study in Australia should choose another course that offers campus-based/blended options. For the latest information on study locations, please check the entry requirements flyer.

Entry details

  • Domestic
  • International

Fees

Check the domestic course fee schedule for the cost of your course.

FEE-HELP

Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.

Learn more about fees and FEE-HELP

Scholarships

If you are truly passionate about education, we want to hear from you. We have a variety of education scholarships on offer to assist you in becoming a key part of the education industry:

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as a domestic student, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Australian bachelor's degree in teacher education or equivalent,

OR

a Graduate Certificate of Education from Torrens University Australia (or another institution if deemed equivalent).

Access to an education setting for the duration of the course and would ideally be engaged in an education-related role.
Three years relevant professional work experience, or a completed postgraduate qualification in an education related field.

View full course admission information

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

Fees

Check the international course fee schedule for the cost of your course. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended options.

Fee payment

Course fees can be paid across three study periods. Each instalment to be paid before the beginning of the academic stage census date.

Scholarships

We want you to have the best possible chance to succeed, which is why we offer a range of financial scholarships to support our international students during their study journey.

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as an international student, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Australian bachelor's degree or equivalent.
Access to an education setting for the duration of the course and would ideally be engaged in an education-related role.
OR alternative entry requirement may be available. Contact the International Admissions team for more information.

View full course admission information

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I apply for a course?
  • Can I get course credit for previous experience?
  • What are Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)? How do I apply?
  • How do I apply for a scholarship?
  • What are Torrens University Australia’s ATAR requirements for domestic students?
  • What if  I don’t meet the entry criteria for a degree?
  • Am I eligible for FEE-HELP?

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